# INFERENCES: Exit Slip

```VARIABLES: Exit Slip
Scientists manipulate variables in investigations. These variables are called
the independent variable and the dependent variable. The independent
variable is the variable the scientist controls. The dependent variable is the
variable that is measured or calculated. The dependent variable depends on
the independent variable.
Identify the independent and dependent variables in each problem question
below.
1. How does the temperature of the room affect the melting speed of ice?
Ind: ____________________________________________________________
Dep:____________________________________________________________
2. How does the height of a baseball affect the speed of the batter’s swing?
Ind: ____________________________________________________________
Dep:____________________________________________________________
VARIABLES: Exit Slip
Scientists manipulate variables in investigations. These variables are called
the independent variable and the dependent variable. The independent
variable is the variable the scientist controls. The dependent variable is the
variable that is measured or calculated. The dependent variable depends on
the independent variable.
Identify the independent and dependent variables in each problem question
below.
3. How does the temperature of the room affect the melting speed of ice?
Ind: ____________________________________________________________
Dep:____________________________________________________________
4. How does the height of a baseball affect the speed of the batter’s swing?
Ind: ____________________________________________________________
Dep:____________________________________________________________
```